Facebook and Twitter in race to acquire rights to stream live TV

Facebook and Twitter in race to acquire rights to stream live TV

Courtesy of N.Y. Post: Facebook and Twitter are battling to win the right to stream conventional TV programming, The Post has learned. Both companies, eager to ramp up their capacity to deliver compelling live streaming video, have approached programmers about a deal for such rights, several sources familiar with the situation said. Facebook, which is […]

Why Facebook Wants NFL’s Thursday Night Football Live Games

Why Facebook Wants NFL’s Thursday Night Football Live Games

Courtesy of Variety: Verizon, Amazon seen as other two leading candidates for over-the-top football package Is Facebook ready for some football? The social-media colossus is entering the scrum for global live-streaming rights to a selection of the National Football League’s 2016-17 games, anchored by next season’s “Thursday Night Football” matchups, according to three people familiar with Facebook’s plans. Recode […]